UV and Moisture Degrade
Outdoor Vinyl Shutters
As vinyl shutters are exposed to moisture and UV light they begin to break down. This process is called oxidation. The material that holds the pigments (including titanium dioxide) begins to microscopically degrade. In some siding or shutters the pigments may also begin to degrade. These reactions produce fading.
Most people will clean their vinyl siding or clean their shutters every year or two to remove the chalky appearance. The siding looks clean but much of the color is lost. Many people will notice that when their siding gets wet, it looks richer in color. That is because water gives the illusion that the color has been restored.
SHUTTERS MUST BE CLEANED BY HAND
NOT BY OUR INFAMOUS MOTOR SCRUBBER